David G. Mohler, MD

Musculoskeletal tumors surgeon, Orthopaedic surgical oncologist, Surgical oncologist, Sarcoma specialist

Clinical Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery

Sarcoma Program

  • 875 Blake Wilbur Drive
  • Palo Alto, CA 94304
  • Phone: 650-498-6000
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Orthopaedic Surgical Oncology Program

  • 450 Broadway Street
  • Redwood City, CA 94063
  • Phone: 650-498-7555
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Professional Education

Fellowship: Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center (1989) NY

Residency: Hospital For Special Surgery (1988) NY

Board Certification: Orthopaedic Surgery, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (1991)

Internship: UCLA - School of Medicine (1984) CA

Medical Education: Cornell University Medical College (1983) NY

MD, Memorial Sloan-Kettering, Bone Disease/Bone Tumor (1989)

MD, Hospital for Special Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery (1988)

MD, UCLA, General Surgery (1984)

MD, Cornell Univ. Medical College, Medicine (1983)

Honors & Awards

Saul Halpern, MD Orthopaedic Educator Award, Surgery Stanford University School of Medicine (2007)

National Research Service Award, NIH (1987)

Alpha Omega Alpha, Honor Medical Society (1983)

Administrative Appointments

Chief, Musculoskeletal Tumor Service, 2005

Oncologic and Functional Results of Curettage and Cryosurgical Treatment of Low Grade Chondrosarcomas
Mohler, D. G., Chiu, R, McCall, DA, & RS. Oncologic and Functional Results of Curettage and Cryosurgical Treatment of Low Grade Chondrosarcomas. Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research. (Accepted 10/2009).

Surgical Technique: Methods for Removing a Compress (R) Compliant Prestress Implant
Abrams, G. D., Gajendran, V. K., Mohler, D. G., & Avedian, R. S. (2012). Surgical Technique: Methods for Removing a Compress (R) Compliant Prestress Implant. CLINICAL ORTHOPAEDICS AND RELATED RESEARCH, 470(4), 1204-1212.

Curettage and Cryosurgery for Low-grade Cartilage Tumors Is Associated with Low Recurrence and High Function
Mohler, D. G., Chiu, R., McCall, D. A., & Avedian, R. S. (2010). Curettage and Cryosurgery for Low-grade Cartilage Tumors Is Associated with Low Recurrence and High Function. CLINICAL ORTHOPAEDICS AND RELATED RESEARCH, 468(10), 2765-2773.

EXTERNAL BEAM RADIATION THERAPY ENHANCES LOCAL CONTROL IN PIGMENTED VILLONODULAR SYNOVITIS
Horoschak, M., Tran, P. T., Bachireddy, P., West, R. B., Mohler, D., & Donaldson, S. S. (2009). EXTERNAL BEAM RADIATION THERAPY ENHANCES LOCAL CONTROL IN PIGMENTED VILLONODULAR SYNOVITIS. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF RADIATION ONCOLOGY BIOLOGY PHYSICS, 75(1), 183-187.

Hunting Injuries
Mohler, D., Otes, & D. (2007). Hunting Injuries. In Wilderness Medicine, Editor Auerbach, P. Elsevier Press.

Failure of medullary tubes - A materials analysis
Taub, M., Wera, G., Dauskardt, R. H., & Mohler, D. G. (2004). Failure of medullary tubes - A materials analysis. INJURY-INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF THE CARE OF THE INJURED, 35(9), 878-882.

Intercalary tibial allografts following tumor resection: The role of fibular centralization
Mohler, D. G., Yaszay, B., Hong, R., & Wera, G. (2003). Intercalary tibial allografts following tumor resection: The role of fibular centralization. ORTHOPEDICS, 26(6), 631-637.

Multifocal pseudoaneurysmal bone cysts in sickle cell disease
Kim, S. S., Fernando, T. L., & Mohler, D. G. (2001). Multifocal pseudoaneurysmal bone cysts in sickle cell disease. ORTHOPEDICS, 24(5), 489-491.

Multiple fracture of medullary tube during intramedullary nailing of long bone fractures
Vakharia, M. R., Lehto, S. A., & Mohler, D. G. (2000). Multiple fracture of medullary tube during intramedullary nailing of long bone fractures. JOURNAL OF ORTHOPAEDIC TRAUMA, 14(7), 514-517.

Augmented amputations of the lower extremity
Mohler, D. G., Kessler, J. I., & Earp, B. E. (2000). Augmented amputations of the lower extremity. CLINICAL ORTHOPAEDICS AND RELATED RESEARCH, (371), 183-197.

Open synovectomy with cryosurgical adjuvant for treatment of diffuse pigmented villonodular synovitis of the knee.
Mohler, D. G., & Kessler, B. D. (2000). Open synovectomy with cryosurgical adjuvant for treatment of diffuse pigmented villonodular synovitis of the knee. Bulletin (Hospital for Joint Diseases (New York, N.Y.)), 59(2), 99-105.

Complete pelvic ring failure after posterior iliac bone graft harvesting
Fernando, T. L., Kim, S. S., & Mohler, D. G. (1999). Complete pelvic ring failure after posterior iliac bone graft harvesting. SPINE, 24(20), 2101-2104.

Angiosarcoma of the hand associated with chronic exposure to polyvinyl chloride pipes and cement - A case report
Mohler, D. G., Chen, W. W., & Bloom, H. (1998). Angiosarcoma of the hand associated with chronic exposure to polyvinyl chloride pipes and cement - A case report. JOURNAL OF BONE AND JOINT SURGERY-AMERICAN VOLUME, 80A(9), 1349-1354.

Adamantinoma arising in the distal fibula treated with distal fibulectomy: A case report and review of the literature
Mohler, D. G., & Cunningham, D. C. (1997). Adamantinoma arising in the distal fibula treated with distal fibulectomy: A case report and review of the literature. FOOT & ANKLE INTERNATIONAL, 18(11), 746-751.

Glomus tumor of the plantar arch: A case report with magnetic resonance imaging findings
Mohler, D. G., Lim, C. K., & Martin, B. (1997). Glomus tumor of the plantar arch: A case report with magnetic resonance imaging findings. FOOT & ANKLE INTERNATIONAL, 18(10), 672-674.